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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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from October 9, 2012 (x) to December 29, 2018

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Oct19

“Truly We Live in a Dying World”: A 19th-Century Home in Mourning: Exhibition

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes of death and grief recreated in the house will explore mid-19th century mourning customs. And stage your own “postmortem” photograph in our 19th century coffin.
Category: Education, History, Theater, Tours, Halloween, Seniors

Oct19

Hansel & Gretel's Halloween Adventure

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Hansel and Gretel’s Halloween Adventure picks up where the original Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre production leaves off; with the siblings’ pet swan Samantha flying…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater

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Kids
Oct19

Special Olympic Sports Training

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Participants will learn and play various sports including; volleyball, track, soccer, basketball/netball, and more!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

Oct19

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 134,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct19

Women With Wings Art Exhibit

at Maggie's Garden (NYRP), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit features a series of artworks inspired by the women of New York, including the historical and contemporary women who make Uptown Manhattan a diverse and vibrant community.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct19

Double Dutch

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all jump rope enthusiasts to take your rope skills to the next level. Come join us for weekly double dutch instruction. This class is to open to children of all skill…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Bryant Park Fall Birding Tours

at Andrew Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Bryant Park is a hotspot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and even a Chuck-will's-widow!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Oct19

Prospect Playground Public Input Meeting

at PS 211, Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Attend our Public Input Meeting to share your ideas and shape the future design of Prospect Playground Park.
Category: Talks
Free!

Oct19

Wheelchair Basketball

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible

Oct19

Open Track Night

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This weekly event is an opportunity for adult runners and walkers of all abilities to utilize world-class Icahn Stadium!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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